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United hires Dana Brooks Reinglass as first chief storyteller

Previously, Reinglass spent almost two decades producing and managing television programs for Oprah Winfrey and Harpo Studios. Read entire article
24 Oct 2016 | 7:27 am PDT

At ANA, Shake Shack talks about breaking unspoken rules

Vice president of marketing Edwin Bragg reveals how a hot dog stand turned into a global movement.. Read entire article
24 Oct 2016 | 6:44 am PDT

Breakfast Briefing: The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Monday morning, 10.24.2016

What's next in the AT&T-Time Warner deal. Read entire article
24 Oct 2016 | 3:50 am PDT

Cision launches unified platform for earned media

Newly-minted CEO Kevin Akeroyd says the Cision Communication Cloud will allow the CCO to "play catch up" through its unified platform. Read entire article
21 Oct 2016 | 1:06 pm PDT

Pandora comms head Will Valentine to exit next month

Valentine worked at Pandora for more than three years. Read entire article
21 Oct 2016 | 9:22 am PDT

Are you paid enough? Answer PRWeek's Salary Survey to find out

Will top talent keep working for you? What benefits are today's employees looking for? Be part of the most read and talked about research in the industry. Read entire article
21 Oct 2016 | 7:34 am PDT

Samsung cracks down on satirical 'exploding phone' Grand Theft Auto videos

Samsung appears to have taken action against YouTube users posting videos showcasing a mod in Grand Theft Auto V, in which bombs are replaced by exploding phones. Read entire article
21 Oct 2016 | 6:50 am PDT

Procter & Gamble's Marc Pritchard prefers advertising over content

The chief marketer of the world's largest packaged goods company tells ANA to focus on quality not quantity. Read entire article
21 Oct 2016 | 6:43 am PDT

London calling from a creative world

This week's PRWeek UK Awards provided a refreshing insight into a world that is certainly not dominated by the big global PR firms and that places a premium on creativity and punching above your weight. Read entire article
21 Oct 2016 | 5:20 am PDT

Interpublic's CMG posts 9%-plus revenue growth in Q3

The holding company's overall business saw strong revenue growth in the U.K. at 16.4% and Latin America at 17.8%. Asia-Pacific reported a drop in revenue of 1.4%. Read entire article
21 Oct 2016 | 4:30 am PDT

Breakfast Briefing: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 10.21.2016

CMG, the Interpublic Group unit that contains Weber Shandwick and Golin, posted revenue growth of more than 9% in the third quarter. Read entire article
21 Oct 2016 | 3:47 am PDT

Omnicom set to take full ownership of London agency Portland

Omnicom is to take full ownership of the London agency Portland, buying the remaining minority stake that it does not already own. Read entire article
21 Oct 2016 | 12:20 am PDT

Alibaba's Greg Jenkins departs to found North Bay Strategies

Earlier this year, Jim Wilkinson left his role as Alibaba's head of international corporate affairs to start his own firm. Read entire article
20 Oct 2016 | 12:14 pm PDT

POLL: Which brand had the best debate-related activation?

Decide from the campaigns below and cast your vote. Read entire article
20 Oct 2016 | 9:36 am PDT

Horizon Organic starts fresh with Golin as PR AOR

The Interpublic Group firm was selected earlier this month after the brand, owned by WhiteWave Foods, reached out to a few agencies. Read entire article
20 Oct 2016 | 8:46 am PDT

MetLife scraps Snoopy, unveils new logo, tagline, and visual identity

Sure, the Peanuts gang is likeable, but do you really want to buy insurance from kids? Read entire article
20 Oct 2016 | 7:24 am PDT

Unilever employs Facebook chatbot to teach kids to brush teeth

R/GA London has developed a way for Unilever's oral-care brand Signal Pepsodent to tell a story that reaches parents and children around the world. Read entire article
20 Oct 2016 | 6:52 am PDT

Publicis Groupe North American revenue dips 4% in Q3

The Paris-based holding company's revenue was up 7.6% in Europe, but down 0.4% in Asia-Pacific in the third quarter. Read entire article
20 Oct 2016 | 5:44 am PDT

Breakfast Briefing: The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 10.20.2016

Trump's refusal to say he'll accept the results of the presidential election is dominating Thursday morning headlines. Read entire article
20 Oct 2016 | 3:48 am PDT

5 interview questions I wish I'd asked

With the benefit of hindsight, here are five questions that anyone - especially those earlier in their careers - should ask during the agency interviewing process. Read entire article
19 Oct 2016 | 12:12 pm PDT

Phoenix is a hot business climate for comms pros

The PR world in Phoenix comprises mostly small agencies and local client work. Some larger national agencies have offices there as well, including Allison+Partners and Havas PR.
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12 Jul 2016 | 12:30 pm PDT

In Wellington, New Zealand, success arises through partnering

"The economy is pretty strong, especially the creative, digital, and education sectors"
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12 Jul 2016 | 11:37 am PDT

For PR pros, Greensboro, North Carolina has 'the right amenities,' sans urban hassle

Monty Hagler, RLF Communications' CEO and founder, chose the North Carolina city as his agency base because of the quality of life.
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13 Jun 2016 | 10:44 am PDT

Doha and Qatar: what PR pros need to know about their rapidly growing economies

Fatima Sultan Al Kuwari, senior director of brand and corporate responsibility, Ooredoo Group
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7 Jun 2016 | 11:22 am PDT

Zurich's internationally minded economy creates opportunity for PR industry

A look at the Swiss city's PR landscape with Wolfgang Weber-Thedy, managing partner, Weber-Thedy, which represents Ogilvy PR.
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6 May 2016 | 6:08 am PDT

Eric Mower + Associates' Sean Casey touts Albany's rich history, progressive thinking

Albany is part of a larger, bustling metro area that overlaps with four counties and three major cities, each with its own identity.
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3 May 2016 | 12:40 pm PDT

No time to siesta for Barcelona's PR professionals

Ben Miller, director of global comms at sports and entertainment firm Actyvos Group, discusses agency life in the seaside city.
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16 Mar 2016 | 12:37 pm PDT

An energized Cleveland preps for 2016 Republican convention, global spotlight

Brian Grace, director of communications at Progressive Insurance, runs down how the lakeside city is gearing up for big events like the 2016 Republican National Convention.
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18 Feb 2016 | 10:04 am PST

Spotlight: Guangzhou

Emily Situ, general manager of RF Thunder in Guangzhou and Hong Kong, discusses PR in the booming South China market building momentum as a tech hub
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27 Jan 2016 | 8:30 am PST

Santa Barbara's PR climate: highly desirable, low on entry-level opportunities

A sophisticated California lifestyle without LA's traffic or huge crowds has many young comms pros psyched to work in the beachside city, says Davies CEO.
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25 Jan 2016 | 9:13 am PST

In Brooklyn, PR agencies battle for talent under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass

Your guide to the rapidly evolving PR scene in Brooklyn's "Tech Triangle."
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19 Jan 2016 | 12:18 pm PST

It can be hard to find - and keep - PR pros in LA, says Lagrant CEO Kim Hunter

The president and CEO of Lagrant Communications says that, sunshine aside, it can be difficult to find elite PR professionals in the City of Angels
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22 Dec 2015 | 11:59 am PST

Regional spotlight: Des Moines' niche markets, from PR to politics

Chris Diebel, MD at LPCA Public Strategies, details how the caucus process and urban investment make the city a hot destination for PR pros
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23 Nov 2015 | 8:37 am PST

Global spotlight: The marketing mindset of Manchester

Alison Last, corporate comms manager at Kellogg's, says in-house and agency opportunities abound for PR pros in the city's vibrant economy
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19 Nov 2015 | 10:48 am PST

Regional spotlight: Richmond's tight-knit PR community and intense talent wars

Jill Vaughan, comms director at Virginia Lottery, discusses how Richmond's helpful spirit benefits newcomers to the city's PR scene
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27 Oct 2015 | 12:21 pm PDT

Global spotlight: How social media drives Tokyo's PR business scene

Kyoko Fujii Takagi, corporate comms division supervisor at Dentsu PR, details how the evolution of social media has impacted the city's comms landscape
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27 Oct 2015 | 7:56 am PDT

Global spotlight: The new media landscape of New Delhi

Kapil Rampal, founder and CEO of Creative Crest, says hard work in a welcoming environment brings success in the city's comms space
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29 Sep 2015 | 12:32 pm PDT

Regional spotlight: Tech-savvy transit hub Newark is perfect fit, says Audible

Matthew Thornton, VP of comms at Audible, discusses how an influx of creative brands and a tech-related approach have revitalized the city
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29 Sep 2015 | 7:27 am PDT

Jamaica offers year-round promotional opportunities, from tourism to PR

Sandra Scott, deputy director of tourism and marketing at the Jamaica Tourist Board, explains the island's ins and outs.
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25 Aug 2015 | 12:03 pm PDT

Regional spotlight: How Hoosier hospitality fought Indiana's anti-LGBT law

Debra DeCourcy, VP of corporate comms for Angie's List, details why Indianapolis businesses oppose the Religious Freedom Restoration Act
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24 Aug 2015 | 11:29 am PDT
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